Dissertation 2 (MCGY5619)


The Dissertation electives provide an opportunity for students to conduct supervised research on a topic chosen in discussion with their supervisor. Successful completion of the Dissertation to a high standard is intended to provide students with the experience necessary to enter into a research degree. During the second semester, the student will complete the research and dissertation under the direction of the supervisor.

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1 hour per week or equivalent being individual supervision and some group meetings if relevant.


12,000 - 15,000 word dissertation to be examined by two internal examiners (100%).

Faculty/department permission required?


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Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.